My name is Elle and I have a nearly 6 month old daughter. From the moment she was born I found myself parenting her in a way that was different to the “mainstream” parenting styles and I’ve faced a lot of criticism for my choices. Though it has all come naturally to me and it has worked so well for my daughter it has not been without a lot of self doubt and difficulty. Going against the grain is never easy, especially where parenting is concerned.
I created the forum as a lifeline for parents in a similar situation and also for anyone interested in baby led parenting. We’re very focussed as a community on supporting our members and a great feature of the forum is our Guru system in which more experienced parents advise and support others in aspects of parenting such as breastfeeding, cloth nappies and baby led weaning.
The Bundle Jungle is friendly and welcoming to those trying to conceive, pregnant women, fathers to be and parents from all walks of life. What makes our forum different to other mainstream pregnancy and parenting forums is, not only our focus on community support but, also our interest in challenging the way we look at parenting. We currently have an internal wiki (Bundle Wiki) which is available for members to create articles on anything they like, with the aim of creating a knowledge base that members and guests can access at any time to learn more about all aspects of the conception-pregnancy-parenting journey and much, much more.
Another fantastic feature, coming soon to the forum, is the addition of an internal blog (Bundle Blog). This will allow members to write about and document all aspects of their journey from that first positive test, to scan pictures, baby’s first kick, labour, birth, parenthood and everything in between. Members will be able to follow each other and comment, making the journey a shared one.
The most important thing to us is a happy, supported memberbase.
Signing up is free and we frequently run giveaways as our way of giving back to the community. So, do come and say hello, whether you wish to share your knowledge in our wiki, get advise and support or just have a chatter, The Bundle Jungle has something for everyone.